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Algebra questions for SSC CGL  with answers set 8

10 tricky algebra questions for SSC CGL to solve in 12 mins

Solve 10 algebra questions for SSC CGL Set 8 in 12 minutes. Score your efforts from answers and learn to solve quickly from the paired solution set.

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10 algebra questions for SSC CGL Set 8 - answering time 12 mins

Q1. If $x = \sqrt[3]{a + \sqrt{a^2 + b^3}} + \sqrt[3]{a - \sqrt{a^2 + b^3}}$, then the value of $x^3 + 3bx$ is,

  1. 1
  2. 0
  3. a
  4. 2a

Q2. If $x = 2015$, $y = 2014$ and $z = 2013$ then the value of $x^2 + y^2 + z^2 - xy - yz -zx$ is,

  1. 4
  2. 3
  3. 2
  4. 6

Q3. The area in square unit of triangle formed by the graphs of $x=4$, $y=3$ and $3x + 4y= 12$ is,

  1. 12
  2. 8
  3. 10
  4. 6

Q4. If $2\left(x^2 + \displaystyle\frac{1}{x^2}\right) - \left(x - \displaystyle\frac{1}{x}\right) - 7 = 0$, then the two values of $x$ are,

  1. $2$, $-\frac{1}{2}$
  2. $1$, $2$
  3. $0$, $1$
  4. $\frac{1}{2}$, $1$

Q5. If $\left(x + \displaystyle\frac{1}{x}\right)^2 = 3$ then the value of,

$x^{206} + x^{200} + x^{90} + x^{84} + x^{18} $

$\hspace{24mm} + x^{12} + x^6 + 1$ is,

  1. 0
  2. 1
  3. 206
  4. 84

Q6. If $1.5x=0.04y$ then the value of $\displaystyle\frac{y^2 - x^2}{y^2 + 2xy + x^2}$ will be,

  1. $\frac{73}{77}$
  2. $\frac{74}{77}$
  3. $\frac{73}{770}$
  4. $\frac{730}{77}$

Q7. If $x + \displaystyle\frac{1}{x} = 3$ then the value of $x^5 + \displaystyle\frac{1}{x^5}$ is,

  1. 322
  2. 113
  3. 123
  4. 126

Q8. If $\|a\|$ is the greatest integer equal to or less than $a$, then the value of $\|-\frac{1}{4}\| + \|4\frac{1}{4}\| + \|3\|$ is,

  1. 4
  2. 5
  3. 7
  4. 6

Q9. One of the factors of $(a^2 - b^2)^3 + (b^2 - c^2)^3 + (c^2 - a^2)^3$ is,

  1. $(b - c)(b - c)$
  2. $(a + b)(a - b)$
  3. $(a + b)(a + b)$
  4. $(a - b)(a - b)$

Q10. If $x^2 + y^2 + z^2 = xy + yz + zx$, then the value of $\displaystyle\frac{z + x}{y}$ is,

  1. 2
  2. 0
  3. 1
  4. -1

Solution to the problems

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Answers to the 10 tricky algebra questions for SSC CGL Set 8

Problem 1. Answer: Option d: 2a.

Problem 2. Answer: Option b : 3.

Problem 3. Answer: Option d: 6.

Problem 4. Answer: Option a: $2$, $-\frac{1}{2}$.

Problem 5. Answer: Option a: 0.

Problem 6. Answer: Option a : $\frac{73}{77}$.

Problem 7. Answer: Option c: 123.

Problem 8. Answer: Option d: 6.

Problem 9. Answer: Option b: $(a + b)(a - b)$.

Problem 10. Answer: Option a: 2.


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